Many of us owned or wish to own a good compact camera along their bigger siblings. I tried many Compact cameras through out the years. And I always found something very special using one of those. The user experience of those compact can definitely be an advantage over any compact system camera as you tend … Continue reading Compact Camera Comparison : X30 vs RX100V vs RX100VI vs LX100
Everybody likes the Fujifilm X100 series ... and I bet very few still use a 9 year old Sony NEX-7. Due to the Lock Down caused by COVID-19, I went back to my camera closet and grabbed the NEX-7 to see how it can (or not) compete with the much loved Fujifilm … Continue reading Can a 9 years old NEX-7 compete with X100F and Pen-F in 2020 ?
Let me start this article by wishing you all a very happy and prosperous 2019 Now that every brand has gone Mirrorless , choosing a system today is becoming more and more difficult. Let's first agree that all cams are good today, and the choice of one system over the other is more a matter of … Continue reading The World has Gone Mirrorless !
Too many new entries marked 2017: 2 new mirrorless Medium Format were introduced for the first time: Hasselblad X-1D and Fujifilm GFX. I tried both: The X-1D feels better in the hands, the files look nicer than the Fujifilm but it’s more expensive. The GFX feels more versatile, better featured, faster in Autofocus and … Continue reading My Favorite Gear 2017
" Which Camera should I buy " ? the Classic Question Many people ask which camera should I buy, which system is better, should I get a DSLR or a Mirrorless cam, is FF better than APS-C better than M43 !!! and all the different silly questions we all know. Well, I tried and owned many different digital … Continue reading All Cams are good !
3 days with Leica M10 & Noctilux 50/0.95 (featuring Sony A7II with Mitakon 50/0.95) I had the chance to try the new Leica M10 with a silver Noctilux 50mm f0.95, thanks to a dear friend of mine who knows himself very well. I do own today a Leica M9, M240, a Sony A7II, a Fujifilm X-Pro2 and recently added … Continue reading 3 days with Leica M10
M43, X and E Mount lenses: the Complete List In this article, I wanted to see how the 3 main mirrorless systems -Micro Four thirds, Fujifilm X, Sony E/FE - compare in terms of available native and third party lenses. I don't want to discuss the Pros and Cons of each system because the internet is … Continue reading M43, X and E Mount lenses
During my early years of Architectural study, I was always a big admirer of surreal works of artists like Salvador Dali, Antonio Gaudi, René Magritte, Max Ernst, etc... One way to achieve surreal images in photography was, exploring the Infrared world. My journey with Infrared Photography started in 2009 when I converted my Nikon D200 to 665nm filter. … Continue reading my Infrared Journey
Date : 10-14 July 2016 Place: Pilanesberg Game Reserve, South Africa Event: Fujifilm X-T2 Launch My Setup for South Africa I was going to try a preproduction X-T2 in South Africa, so here is how I packed: Fujifilm X-Pro 2 Fujifilm X-70* Fujinon XF10-24/4 R OIS* Fujinon XF16-55/2.8 R LM WR Fujinon XF50-140/2.8 R LM OIS WR … Continue reading Fujifilm X-T2 in South Aftica
Photokina 2016 is coming soon. Many among us is eager to know what the manufacturers will launch this summer at Köln. Here are my predictions according to many rumours on the web and my own speculations. • The stars near each product is my expectation rating from 1 to 5 (least to most expected) LEICA new … Continue reading Photokina 2016 : what to expect